Mary E. (Carpenter) Walton, 89, of Linton, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Glenburn Home in Linton.
She was born Oct. 17, 1922, in Linton, the daughter of Osman and Lola (Rarder) Carpenter.
She lived in Westville for several years, working in Michigan City as a baker. She also worked at Freeman-Greene County Hospital as a CNA.
Survivors include two sisters, Violet (Don) Tincher of Middletown and Hildred Sullivan of Linton; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Carpenter and Pat Carpenter, both of Linton; a nephew Mike (Connie) Tincher, of Anderson; nieces, Paula (Mike) Mullins of Middletown, Sharon (John) Dyer of Worthington, Peggy (Chris) Sharp of Linton, Susan Kendall of Linton, Janelle (Joe) Myers of Switz City, Christiana McPherson of LaPorte, Lola (Todd) Lombardo of Pennsylvania and Kay Meirs; nephews, Rick (Rhonda) Sullivan of Linton, Brian Carpenter of Linton and Danny Walton; great-nieces, Chandra (Corey) Breneman of Linton and Jamie and Kim of Middletown; great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, Bracey Breneman, Gage Sullivan, and Audrey Sullivan, her little play-time buddies, Devin Mullins, Maddison Fites and Alexis Hollenback.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul C. Walton, to whom she was married Oct. 14, 1950; brothers, Tommy, Vernon and Elvin Carpenter; a sister, Nona (Willis) Hoops; a niece, Joyce Carpenter; a nephew, Earl Hoops; a brother-in-law, William Sullivan.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 23, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton with Tony Gouckenour and Michael Tincher officiating.
Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to www.welchcornett.com.